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Back from ER was posted 02/28/2009 08:01 pm by LK
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So I went in, I know it sounds sill to most of you but I just could not wait till Wed.

They could not do a ca 19 or cea in the ER, but did my lipase which was still evelvated. Due to the fact I have had this pain a couple wks, the dr here also said she does not think its pancreatitis. I asked her if PC could cause a high lipase she said yes but usually much higher than mine, I did read otherwise.

She said we could do a ct scan, but I dont want the radiation so we went for the ultra sound. I knwo its not the best tool, though I also know some people that found masses with a US. My US reac 'remarkable visualasation of Pancreas'

Again, I know this is not a great diagnositic tool but also feel SOMEWHAT btr that it was okay. They did see a poyp on my gallbladder but it was nothing of concern.

I would hope that if something is causing me pain like a mass they could see it on the US, but again, I know its not the best tool

So with that I will continue on the path of getting my EUS (hopefully next wk) and will re take my CA 19 and CEA on Monday and will pray they are both still low.

Sorry for being such a pain this weekend. I am still very scared but not hysterical.

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